Hellenion (Naucratis)

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Hellenion (Greek: Ἑλλήνιον)[1] was an Ancient Greek sanctuary[2][3] in Naucratis (Egypt), founded by the cities Rhodes, Cnidus, Halicarnassus, Phaselis, Chios, Teos, Phocaea, Clazomenae[4] and Mytilene[5] in the reign of Amasis (6th century BC).


  1. ^ spelled also Helleneion
  2. ^ Excursions in Epichoric History: Aiginetan Essays Page 319 By Thomas J. Figueira ISBN 0-8476-7792-3
  3. ^ More Studies in the Ancient Greek "polis" Page 24 By Mogens Herman Hansen, Kurt A. Raaflaub ISBN 3-515-06969-0
  4. ^ Religion and Colonization in Ancient Greece Page 130 By Irad Malkin ISBN 90-04-07119-9
  5. ^ Herodotus 2.178.1